Hero of Manchester City’s qualification against PSG in the semi-finals of the Champions League, Riyad Mahrez was also not kind to the Parisians at the end of the meeting.
Author of the second Mancunian goal, six days earlier, on the lawn of the Parc des Princes, Riyad Mahrez made even stronger on Tuesday in the second leg against the PSG. The Algerian international has this time split a double, allowing Manchester city to win 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium and thus validate his qualification for the final of the Champions League. The first in the history of the Mancunian club.
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The native of Sarcelles obviously did not shun his pleasure at the end of the meeting. However, the former Le Havre remained measured. ” I think it’s deserved on both matches. We deserve to spend, we knew how to be efficient when needed “, He thus soberly analyzed, recognizing easily that the Citizens had not been flamboyant. ” Tonight, we were average in first, we were able to raise our level in second “, He added.
But it will have been enough that finally the men of Pep Guardiola raise their level of play to put the Parisians to the torment and make them unpin, like the bad gesture of Angel Di Maria on Fernandinho. And the note could have been higher for the champions of France. ” We could have put four. They lost their nerves, it made it easier for us at the end “, He confided, sure of the strength of the Citizens. And the weaknesses of Parisians.